Stabbing Incident in Clay City

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Published on September 24 2012 2:43 pm
Last Updated on July 14 2013 4:07 pm
Written by Greg Sapp

A domestic disturbance resulted in a stabbing in Clay City over the weekend.

The Clay County Sheriff's Office received a call at 11:43am Saturday about the disturbance and the stabbing.  The 21-year-old stabbing victim, whose name has not been released by authorities, was transported by a neighbor to Clay County Hospital in Flora.  He was then airlifted to Deaconess Hospital in Evansville, Indiana for further treatment.

A preliminary investigation led to the arrest of 31-year-old Schyler K. Monical of Clay City on a count of reckless conduct.  Monical was taken to Clay County Jail in Louisville where he was awaiting his initial court appearance.

Illinois State Police Crime Scene Tech Services is assisting Clay County authorities in the investigation.